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Offline Sodbuster

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A good day burning charcoal
« on: May 02, 2021, 09:52:10 AM »
      Little background,2 or 3 weeks ago I took a 58 Remington with me when my Lady friend and I went fishing,she shot it and loved it,she told her dad about shooting the cap and ball,and found out he had one he bought years ago and never shot it or even remembered for sure what it is,but he'd always wanted to shoot blackpowder.

     Yesterday we loaded up the pickup for the 2 hour roadtrip with several various targets,I took 4 revolvers,2 colts,1860 Army,1862 Police,2 Remington 58's one a Navy and a Army with 5.5" barrel and not knowing what his revolver is multiple sized bullets and balls,we got the Old gentleman loaded up in pickup and drove out to pasture,he had a blast shooting them all for couple hours  (@+ .   I really had a great time showing him how to load and shoot them,his pistol is a brass frame Pietta 51 Navy,but 44 caliber,was still wrapped up in plastic bag with the full coat of packing grease,I suggested he just leave it new so he didnt have to worry about it rusting, and shoot what I'd brought,so thats what we did,next trip down to visit I'm going to take Hawken caplock and a Pennsylvania flintlock for him to shoot.

      I kind of overwhelmed him with all the crap I took,I'll fix him up with just the simpler necessities to shoot his if he ever decides he wants to shoot his own.

    WE had a great time,when we got him back home into his easy chair he immeadeatly fell asleep with his candy bar snack half open   ($!

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Re: A good day burning charcoal
« Reply #1 on: May 02, 2021, 11:18:42 AM »
Very good !
So,  was it a Snickers Bar ?   8)

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Re: A good day burning charcoal
« Reply #2 on: May 02, 2021, 11:26:28 AM »
You all had a good time, but you especially made his day!

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Re: A good day burning charcoal
« Reply #3 on: May 02, 2021, 04:15:27 PM »
Cool Beans! She sounds like a keeper.
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Re: A good day burning charcoal
« Reply #4 on: May 02, 2021, 05:39:39 PM »
That's awesome! Sounds like you helped get someone else hooked on BP.
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Re: A good day burning charcoal
« Reply #5 on: May 05, 2021, 09:13:24 AM »
Way to go! It's always a win-win introducing a newbie to BP. You done good! (7&
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Re: A good day burning charcoal
« Reply #6 on: May 05, 2021, 03:30:23 PM »
very cool!!!!

and here I thought you were talking about.....



burning willow charcoal for making homemade BP...
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Re: A good day burning charcoal
« Reply #7 on: May 05, 2021, 06:34:17 PM »
   This is the gentleman burning charcoal, he has wore out shoulders,and his right leg is bad so his technique wasnt great but he did great ringing a steel gong
« Last Edit: May 05, 2021, 06:40:34 PM by Sodbuster »

Offline Miguel Loco

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Re: A good day burning charcoal
« Reply #8 on: May 05, 2021, 09:24:45 PM »
Great picture! Thanks for sharing it.
« Last Edit: May 06, 2021, 11:30:39 AM by Miguel Loco »
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Re: A good day burning charcoal
« Reply #9 on: May 06, 2021, 05:08:11 AM »
totally awesome... his form is just like mine..!

you did great!
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Re: A good day burning charcoal
« Reply #10 on: May 06, 2021, 10:40:50 AM »
Great picture!!

I know how the gentleman feels. Arthritis in every joint makes for a funky shooting form.
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Re: A good day burning charcoal
« Reply #11 on: May 06, 2021, 12:30:25 PM »
The Romans said that "Navigare nesse est", we say that BP shooting is bloody necessary. Good on'ya Sodbuster!
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